Sure, there are great blooms and wondrous nature sights to enjoy in a garden -- but it takes hard work and lots of care to get there. From choosing the best plants for your yard to deadheading and watering, these tips will help you make your garden the best it can be.
Growing from seed allows you to try a wider variety than you'll typically find as seedlings at the garden center. These are some of our favorite places to order seeds—you'll even want to keep the packets!
What's not to love about raised garden beds? They make it easy to maintain your plants and they contribute to an orderly look to the garden. And if you're limited to a paved patio, a raised bed may be your ticket to growing your own food.